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Herts council backs local plan homes target 2,000 short of inspector's recommendation despite withdrawal warning

Herts council backs local plan homes target 2,000 short of inspector's recommendation despite withdrawal warning

A Hertfordshire council has voted to push ahead with a housing requirement in its emerging local plan over 2,000 homes short of the figure proposed by an examining inspector, despite his warning that if the authority did not suggest additional sites to meet his recommended 16,000-home figure it should withdraw the strategy.

Highways England withdraws development consent order application for new Lower Thames Crossing

Highways England withdraws development consent order application for new Lower Thames Crossing

Government agency Highways England has withdrawn a development consent order (DCO) application for the proposed new Lower Thames Crossing just before the Planning Inspectorate (PINS) was due to decide whether to accept the project for examination.

St Albans finally withdraws troubled local plan in face of inspectors’ cooperation criticisms

St Albans finally withdraws troubled local plan in face of inspectors’ cooperation criticisms

St Albans City and District Council has voted to withdraw its draft local plan from examination after inspectors found that it had failed the duty to cooperate, saying it will now “start afresh” on a new development strategy focusing “more on climate change and sustainability”.

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